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Marital Property in Divorce | Dividing Marital Estate in Divorce

A major step in the divorce process includes the division of marital property. It’s not only difficult but can get complicated. As a whole, marital property consists of all property and assets that you and your spouse acquired together during the course of the marriage. This can include a business, marital estate, and even debts. Read More

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Understanding Consequences of Hate Crimes

Hate crimes, or bias-motivated crimes, are criminal acts committed because of a person’s race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, or disability. The motive behind the particular act is the main difference between hate crimes and other crimes. These crimes can range anywhere from assault, rape, and murder to vandalism, robbery, and harassment.  It’s crucial to Read More

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Importance of a Prenuptial Agreement

A common misunderstanding of prenuptial agreements is that they are strictly for wealthy couples who wish to protect their assets. Prenuptial agreements are for couples of all kinds, as they protect more than just money. A prenuptial agreement is a legally binding contract that a couple signs deciding what will happen if the marriage ends Read More

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Juvenile Court System | 5 Steps Involved in the Juvenile Court Unit

The Juvenile Court Services Unit provides supervision and services to minors from ages 10 to 17 years that have been adjudicated delinquent by the Juvenile Court. The goal of supervision in Juvenile Court Services is to assist children in meeting the requirements of supervision and return them to an orderly and productive life in the Read More

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Legal Consequences of False Accusations

Being falsely accused of a crime, such as sexual assault or abuse, can be a terrible thing. Besides the severe consequences in the criminal system, people have also lost the ability to get a job, lose professional licenses and certifications, live peacefully, and have suffered emotionally as well.  Even during the court process, victims of Read More

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What is Embezzlement?

Although embezzlement is in the same relative category as fraud, it has its own distinct differences. Crimes of embezzlement are filed under criminal law, and they carry serious punishment even though there is no physical injury. Embezzlement is when a person was trusted to manage someone else’s money or property, and they steal it for Read More

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Steps to Obtain a Restraining Order

A restraining order is a court order that instructs the respondent not to contact, harm, or harass you, to stay away from you or to move out of the house. A restraining order is a big step, yet very important to acquire if suffering from harassment or in danger of harm by another individual. Remember, Read More

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Understanding the Different Degrees of Battery

There are different degrees of battery in the state of Wisconsin, ranging from misdemeanors to felonies. In its simplest definition, battery is physically harming another person. If the victim is touched in a matter that is offensive, harmful, painful, or violent, this constitutes as battery. There are different degrees and levels that we will discuss Read More

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5 Things You Need to Know About DUI/OWI

As the years go on, laws regarding drunk driving are increasingly becoming stricter, as well as the penalties that follow. In 2003, Wisconsin lowered the legal blood alcohol content to 0.08% for someone over 21. A DUI means driving under the influence, while OWI means the person was operating while intoxicated. In Wisconsin, an OWI Read More

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What Is a Probate Case?

Most consider creating a will to be an intimidating task, considering they need to face their future passing. That’s fair enough; nobody in particular wants to think about that. Nonetheless, it’s important to create a will to make the probate case go by more smoothly. Probate is the legal process about how to handle a Read More

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Q: What is a divorce?

A: A divorce is the legal termination of marriage. All states require a spouse to identify a legal reason for requesting a divorce when filing the divorce papers with the court. The reasons given when filing are referred to as the grounds for divorce.

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